Documentation Engineer

New York, NY
Design & Product
Full-Time
Blockstack is a decentralized computing platform. It’s the easiest way to build decentralized apps that can scale. More info here.

Blockstack PBC, a public benefit corp, has a mission to enable an open, decentralized internet which will benefit all internet users by giving them more control over information and computation. Blockstack PBC has raised $75M in capital to develop core protocols and developer tools for the ecosystem. Being a Public Benefit Corp also means we have goals beyond profit, and that allows us to focus on universal human rights and sharing the value created in our ecosystem.

Blockstack PBC is headquartered in New York City, with a globally distributed team located across the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Blockstack is seeking an experienced Documentation Engineer who is passionate about developer experience. In this role, you’ll gain a deep understanding of the Blockstack platform and craft documentation to help open source developers design, build, and deploy their Blockstack apps. 

You will collaborate with engineering, product, growth teams while leading the strategy and execution for all documentation. We are a small but mighty team, and we pride ourselves on being first, and foremost, a developer platform. The success of that platform, and thousands of developers, will rest on your shoulders—the role requires a sharp analytical mind, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for learning. 

What you”ll do:
Write goal-based developer tutorials and reference documentation
Implement and evangelize documentation standards, guidelines and best-practices
Organize documentation and make it easily discoverable
Analyze documentation performance to increase developer happiness and success

What we’re looking for:
Ability to write for a wide-range of audiences 
Ability to read source code, build development branches, and test small samples
Solid understanding of developers and their pain points/motivations
Can dig deep into technology and troubleshoot issues independently
5 years of experience writing developer documentation
Experience with development tools and practices (GitHub and similar docs-as-code environment)
Experience measuring documentation quality through qualitative and quantitative methods
Sound English writing skills
Benefits & Perks:
Equity and Stacks tokens (STX - are the native token of the Blockstack computing network)
Remote workers can expense co-working spaces
An annual $1,200 budget for learning and development stipend
Daily lunch (even if you’re remote!)
Flexible vacation policy
Family-Friendly health benefits
Free life and disability insurance
Health and dependent care (FSA)
Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave
Pre-tax commuter benefits
401k with 3% match
Your choice of technical setup and equipment

Company Highlights:
Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to enable an secure and private decentralized internet which will benefit all internet users: Blockstack Source Code
Remote first team with HQ in New York City
$75 total raised. $23M from first ever SEC qualified token offering in the U.S.
8,000 + active developers and enthusiasts in the community
• 400+ apps launched on Blockstack
Work alongside leading PHD experts in computing

Blockstack PBC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and deeply cares about building a diverse team. Blockstack PBC is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Please note that benefits vary by country, the ones shown above are for our full time U.S. based employees. Benefit information for non-US based positions will be provided to individuals who interview for those roles.